Evaporated skim milk makes a great low-fat
substitution in recipes calling for heavy cream.
For reducing fat and cholesterol in baking, two egg whites can be
substituted for one whole egg.
As an alternative to butter or drippings, you can baste with wine,
fruit juice or bouillon.
For a lowfat alternative to thick, creamy soup, puree the
ingredients with cooked potato instead of cream.
You can usually reduce the fat in a recipe by a third if you replace
it with equal parts of a liquid, such as fruit juice.
For a low-fat alternative to sour cream, used drained non-fat yogurt
with just a little sour cream mixed in.
Instead of frosting a cake, try dusting it with cinnamon and cocoa
or confectioner's sugar.
Instead of butter, try dipping bread in olive oil for dinner. The
fats in olive oil are much healthier, and it tastes delicious!
Vegetable spray works even better than butter for no-stick eggs and
has no fat!
For fat free cooking, marinate or baste fish or chicken with
concentrated fruit juice, fresh fruit juice or vegetable juices, instead of oils.